Demand for COVID-19 tests in RI up 150% since Aug. 1, data shows

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Published on 17 Sep 2021, 21:58
As of Sept. 14, Rhode Island is averaging about 14,500 new tests per day, representing a roughly 150% increase compared to Aug. 1 when the state averaged about 5,700 per day. Average daily testing is also nearly twice as high as the same time last year.

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